Nutrition Business Journal

A Microbiome Boost for Gluten Free

Probiotics find a welcome home in the swelling gluten-free market. But the science for both is still rapidly evolving.

Early this year, Nestle Health Science announced a $65 million investment in a nutritional push to improve the health of gut bacteria. And they are not the only ones looking for gold in bugs. The burgeoning field of the microbiome—the bacteria, fungi, viruses and archaea that live in and on us—is earning sizable consumer interest and industry attention. Probiotic foods were a nearly $7 billion industry by 2013—and are projected to jump to nearly $10 billion by 2018. The p

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